Wildfires

Are Low-Cost Sensors Reliable for Smoke Monitoring?

An increasing number of air quality data providers are making use of low-cost air pollution sensors for monitoring smoke travel during wildfire events. These sensors are available for purchase by individuals and are becoming more and more popular. But are…

How to Protect Patients from Wildfire Smoke Inhalation

Smoke inhalation isn’t healthy for any of us but short-term exposure for certain vulnerable patients can be particularly severe. What can health providers do during wildfire seasons to proactively protect their patients?  1. Encourage Early Action Wildfire smoke travels far…